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|Main dish, dinner, lunch|
|Sprouts, mutter, chick peas and chilly powder gravy|
|Food energy (per serving):|
|550 cal kcal|
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Misal pav (spicy curry with bread - "pav" is the Indian colloquial for bread) is a traditional Indian dish. It consists of spicy curry usually made of sprout of Mataki and chilly powder gravy called 'Kutt'. The final dish is topped with Punjabi mix, Farsan or Sev (Indian noodles), onions, lemon and coriander (cilantro). It is usually served with bread toasted with butter and buttermilk or curd and papad.
Misal from Maharashta,West India known for its high spice content and is particularly known as Misal Pav there are different version of Misal Pav such as Kolhapuri Misal,Nashik chi Misal,Puner Misal, Khandeshi Misal and Nagpuri Misal name signifies area where this misal is served also you get Kalya Masalchi(Black Masala) Misal Shevmisal etc
It is made of a particular variety of sprouted lentil called "Matki" which has a sweet aroma. Misal in its original form is prepared using onion, ginger, garlic and other spices. It has two parts, a thick curry of matki called "Ussal" which has less water content and a watery and spicy "cut" or "bite". Usually people mix these two according to their taste and requirement. In most restaurants which serve misal-pav, usal and cut are served together. Later on, only cut will be served. It is basically a spicy recipe but very tasty. One can see red chilli powder and oil floating over (called as Tarri in local language). There are various ways to prepare it. Its sweeter version is famously known as Brahman Misal.
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